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Edward Welsh

Edward Welsh, one of 190 convicts transported on the Guilford [Guildford], 12 May 1820

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: Edward Welsh
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: -
Occupation: Seaman
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 51 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: -
Convicted at: Middlesex Gaol Delivery
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Guildford
Departure date: 12th May, 1820
Arrival date*: 12th January, 1821
Place of arrival Van Diemen's Land
Passenger manifest Travelled with 184 other convicts
* Arrival date is estimated

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/3, Page Number 308
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

Maureen Withey on 26th July, 2019 wrote:

Hobart Town Gazette, 4 Mar 1825
Absconded prisoners

Edward Welsh, 222, 5 ft 4½ in. brown hair, blue eyes, 24 years of age, a seaman, tried at Middlesex Jan. 12, 1820, sentence 14 years, arrived in this Colony per Guildford 1820, native place London, absconded from the Public Works Sept. 21, 1824.—£2 Reward.

Penny-Lyn Beale on 21st May, 2021 wrote:

1826 - New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, Tasmania. Year; 1826
No; 222
Name; Edward Welsh
Ship arrived by;  Guildford
To whom assigned/Occupation; ABSCONDED; 21 Sept 1824

1832 - New South Wales and Tasmania, Australia Convict Musters, Tasmania. Year; 1832
Remarks; Absconded

Convict Changes History

Maureen Withey on 26th July, 2019 made the following changes:

gender: m, occupation

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